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Headword: Περισκέλια
Adler number: pi,1283
Translated headword: leggings
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
What Romans used to wear round their legs. They were saffron-dyed.[1] "[They] putting leggings all the way to their feet".[2]
Greek Original:
Περισκέλια: ἃ ἐφόρουν οἱ Ῥωμαῖοι περὶ τὰ σκέλη. ἦσαν δὲ κροκοβαφῆ. περικαταθέμενοι δὲ περισκέλια τοῖς αὐτοῖς ποσί.
Notes:
See already pi 1282.
[1] Or: there were saffron-dyed ones.
[2] Quotation (transmitted, in Adler's view, via the Excerpta Constantini Porphyrogeniti) unidentifiable. [Thanks to Catharine Roth for the suggestion of how to translate τοῖς αὐτοῖς ποσί .]
Keywords: clothing; definition; geography; trade and manufacture
Translated by: David Whitehead on 8 March 2010@03:22:18.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 8 March 2010@15:52:05.
David Whitehead (another note) on 9 March 2010@03:11:32.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 26 September 2011@08:33:56.
David Whitehead on 29 September 2013@04:56:16.
David Whitehead on 23 May 2016@03:47:26.
Catharine Roth (typo) on 18 December 2016@22:04:04.

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